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Pork

Mexican Charro (Cowboy) Beans with A Twist

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The official start to this year’s autumn season began just a few days ago, September twenty-three. The temperatures are slowly dropping in many areas of the Northern Hemisphere and people are starting to spend more time indoors. For me, autumn and cooler temperatures mean hearty stews and soups. Today I’d like to share with you […]

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Italian Sausage Fried Brown Rice Recipe with Vegan Option | Plus tips on making perfect fried rice

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When life gives you leftovers…make fried rice! Fried rice is one of the easiest dishes to prepare and also a great way to use up bits of leftovers in your refrigerator. In fact, to successfully make fried rice it is crucial that we use leftover rice. This day old, cold, refrigerated rice is what will […]

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Chorizo and Spinach Tacos + A Couple of Notes on Mexican Cuisine

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Chorizo was one of the best sausages ever invented. Thank you Spain for getting the chorizo movement started. In our modern world not only does Spanish chorizo exist but there’s also Portuguese, Goan, Filipino, Cajun, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Panamanian, Dominican and a ton of South American varieties. This pork sausage has spread around the world […]

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Grilled Argentine Chorizo over Corn-Quinoa Pasta

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Last week I shared our love for 100% corn pasta, today I want to share with you a recipe for a corn-quinoa pasta we recently discovered. (You can read all about corn pasta here and for quinoa facts read this piece.) Actually, this recipe has two new ingredients in my kitchen: Argentine chorizo sausage and […]

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Pork (or Chicken) Tacos Cooked in Ancho Chile and Chile de Arbol

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There is nothing quite like a taco to satisfy hunger. Tacos are one of the easiest Mexican foods everyone can prepare, and making an authentic meal from them is just as easy. Basically all one needs is the filling, some corn tortillas, a little chopped cilantro, finely chopped onions, lime or lemon slices, and your […]

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Salisbury Steak with Homemade Mushroom and Onion Gravy

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One of the exciting things about my childhood adopted country, the US, was discovering all the new food. I’ve previously shared some stories about the new dishes I was introduced to in the school cafeteria. Those introductions were always memorable but not always enjoyable. Salisbury steak was one of the foods I was introduced to […]

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Sunday Snapshots: Hazelnut Crusted Pork Tenderloin

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In the previous post I asked that you not discard the ground up hazelnut meal leftover from the hazelnut milk. Today I’m going to show you one of the many ways to use it. Though it can be used in baked goodies, it’s just as great in this delicious savory pork tenderloin recipe. The left […]

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Bangers and Mash With Onion Gravy

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Bangers and Mash is a delicious traditional British dish of sausage (bangers) and mashed potatoes (mash). The sausages used can be made of pork, beef or a peppery Cumberland type. Often times the dish is served with onion gravy, fried onions, baked beans and/or peas. This dish is iconic of British working-class dishes and it […]

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Lentils Spiced with Juniper Berries and Topped with Grilled Bavarian Sausage

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Lentils are one of my favorite foods to eat and cook. I know there are many people that don’t care for the taste of lentils. To those people I urged giving lentils a second chance. There are several varieties and all of which can be transformed into comforting and/or exotic dishes. Depending on what spices […]

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Habanero, Rum and Molasses Pulled Pork Sandwiches

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My husband and I often talk about American foods he grew up eating and Mexican foods I ate as a child. Many times we end up discovering foods from each other’s culture’s that we hadn’t heard of. For the most part, because we currently live in Europe and many Mexican ingredients aren’t available here, I […]

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Sunday Snapshots: Cochinita Pibil Sandwich & Other Foods I’m Loving This Week #2

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Happy Sunday! Today I want to share the second installment of Foods I’m Loving This Week. The last one was a while back, and so it’s time for another. Also I want to share these delectable cochinita pibil sandwiches. Early last year I shared my recipe for cochinita pibil, a slow roasted pork from the […]

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Broiled Pork Chops with Horseradish and Savory Baked Apples

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When my family moved to the USA school for me was about learning the language and keeping up with the curriculum. Learning the culture and traditions of American school was also a big part of my school days. One new experience that particularly sticks out is Valentine’s Day traditions. During those years (mid 80s) the […]

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